Data Science Nigeria is now set for the second edition of its highly successful bootcamp aimed at bridging capacity gaps in Data Science for intermediate and expert-level Nigerian professionals and students, who are interested in machine learning, R or Python programming languages and Statistics for advanced data analytics. This is part of an effort to make Nigeria the Data Science outsourcing hub for Africa before 2019 and to create 1 million new jobs during the next 10 years.
The bootcamp is expected to run for four days between Thursday, 12 October and Sunday, 15 October 2017 in the Lekki axis of Lagos State. The bootcamp will includeface-to-face teaching, virtual online classes, and a hands-on hackathon using the Kaggle platform. The sessions will be facilitated by leading Nigerian data scientists and many international PhD-level data scientists, including both industry professionals and academics.